Last year during Pride month I posted My Top 9 LGBTQ+ Manga a list that featured at number 1 a manga that had no official English release, but I said that it is a must-read when looking into the history of gay activism and Pride in Japan. Even though genres such as boys love, yaoi, … Continue reading Until I Meet My Husband to Get Official English Manga Release this June!
Vampire romance could be considered a romance of its own, with classic titles like Bram Stoker's Dracula and the masterpiece that is The Vampire Chronicles by Anne Rice to the modern movement that one must confess was popularised in the new millennium with the rise and fall of the Twilight fandom and like any romance … Continue reading The Vampire and the Virgin Rose – One-Shot Yaoi Manga Review
This is a subject matter that has been on my mind for over a year now and it is also a subject I have discussed with a few fellow yaoi and boys love fans online. Our genre of choice has a huge piracy problem and I will admit that in the past I like many … Continue reading Yaoi and Boys Love Has a Piracy Problem
Shipping is the most toxic part of fandom... Honestly, that depends on the fandom, some smaller fandoms such as the Gotham fandom actually have a really calm, supportive and positive shipping community. It really does come down to the kinds of people in the fandom. If you ship toxic pairings, you support abusive relationships in … Continue reading Confessions of a Shipper
When Futekiya announced back in September of 2021 that this Boys Love classic manga would be coming to their subscription service to say I was excited was an understatement! First published in Japan in 1992 to 2008 and then being given an official English release by Digital Manga Publishing from late 2010 to 2012 the … Continue reading Kizuna: Bonds of Love – Boys Love Classic Review
Sorry for the lack of posts last month, but I live in Western Australia and we just went through one of the worst heatwaves I have ever experienced in my life and I could not risk my laptop overheating in the heat. Including Christmas Day we had four days in a row with Forty degrees … Continue reading A Final Send-Off For 2021
So it was kind of hinted at in my last post, What is Goblin Cave? But I am currently doing some research into the history of fansubbing and scanlation in the anime and manga community, more specifically the yaoi and boys love side of things and I decided to ask people for their opinion over … Continue reading What are your thoughts on fansubbing and scanlations?
I must confess I am not a fan of one popular trope that can be found in many romance stories and that is the will they won't they story. It's why I very rarely enjoy romantic comedies. I'm not saying I hate all stories with this trope. It just feels very over played for me, … Continue reading Can I Buy Your Love From a Vending Machine? – Manga Review
Sometimes a blind buy can bring us surprising joy. When it came to this particular manga that I stumbled across over on Bookwalker I was instantly enthralled by the gorgeous cover art of this series. After all when it comes to yaoi stories involving monster men I must confess I have an affinity and love … Continue reading 12 Days of Yaoi – Zhenniao – Manga Review
Now let's start of these fun times with a fun little yaoi manga shall we? For on this first day of the 12 Days of Yaoi I present to you Liquor and Cigarette by Ranmaru Zariya, one of my favourite manga reads this year! A big thankyou to SuBLime for giving this manga an official … Continue reading 12 Days of Yaoi – Liquor and Cigarette – BL Manga Review